2023 KABOOM Family Favorites First Place: Childcare Center
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2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Summer Camps
The YMCA of Greenville offers after-school care for students in grades K5 – 8 at the following branches:
The Caine Halter Family Y (Downtown)
YMCA Program Center (Simpsonville)
The Eastside Family Y (Taylors)
The George I. Theisen Family Y (Travelers Rest)
YMCA Judson Community Center (Greenville)
The YMCA Afterschool Program is designed to provide your child with the perfect after school experience. This unique program focuses on building a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. Components included are: daily homework support, daily active play, afterschool enrichment, and daily devotions and values-based programs.
We are a family-owned and operated traditional martial arts school with classes daily, homework time, and structured activities. This Summer we expanded into our new 10,00 sqft martial arts facility thanks to overwhelming support by the community! We Train Leaders!!
Bus routes pick up from Buena Vista, Brushy Creek, Pelham Rd, Monarch, Mauldin, Oakview, Bethel, Simpsonville, Plain, Riverside Middle, and MANY more. Call to inquire about your school being added to our route. Find out more!
Offers: Programs for Infants through School Age, and Summer Camp for 5 to 12 year olds.
Your child will join in arts, academic, technology and fitness experiences – with daily homework support. So while you’re at work, you can rest assured your child is safe, productive and having fun!
Before School: Mornings start early, and so do we. Get to work on time and avoid the school traffic by enrolling in our before-school program. We’ll provide transportation to school in the morning, serve your child a nutritious breakfast, and get the school day started right!
Afterschool: After a long day of school, your child needs a safe, supervised environment with a blend of learning and fun. Throw in homework support, and you’ve got our after-school program! We’ll provide transportation from school to the center each afternoon, and serve your child a fresh afternoon snack.
School Breaks & Summer: During spring and winter breaks, teacher workdays and summer months, we offer full-day care with exciting field trips, special guests and hands-on activities!
Future Scholars Afterschool Program is designed to provide your child with the perfect after school experience. We believe our program is unique because of our indefatigable commitment to building Future Scholars. Some components we incorporate include: homework support, daily devotions, and active play.
We’re excited to offer and enriching summer camp curriculum and we also have extended our services to address the need for safe virtual learning spaces.
Call, click, or swing by as we look forward to serving you and your future Scholars.
Giggles Drop-In Childcare offers a flexible after school program designed to fit your needs! We have tons of options including monthly, part-time, weekly and daily prices. You can even pay by the full semester for the greatest savings. All options include pick up from school, a daily snack and homework help.
We are now offering pickup from: -Pelham Rd. Elementary, -Brushy Creek Elementary, -Buena Vista Elementary, -Mitchell Rd. Elementary, -East North Street Academy and -Green Charter School.
We also offer flexibility in pick up times and are open much later than other programs. Let us help you make this school year a breeze!!
Offers: Homework help, test prep, study skills. Low student-teacher ratio and enrichment class opportunities, like music lessons, art class, and dance. Available for K4-8th grade.
Offers: Christ-centered environment for K5- 8th grade with snacks, homework time, and playtime. Pick up from the following schools: Augusta Circle Elementary, Blythe Academy, Camperdown Academy, Sara Collins Elementary, Sterling School, Summit Drive Elementary, Stone Academy, Beck Academy, Greenville Middle, Hughes, and League Academy. Accept drop-offs from any elementary/middle school.
Offers: Study Buddy program for students K5 through 8th grade from 2:30 – 6 pm. Includes homework assistance, crafts, recreation, life skills development and a meal daily. $175 per year with a 20% discount for city residents. Programs are all LiveWell Greenville designated sites. The Study Buddy Program is available at four community centers: Bobby Pearse, David Hellams, Nicholtown, and West Greenville.
Offers: Structured homework rooms separated by grade, games, crafts, weekly themes, devotional and prayer time, free school pick up. Care until 6 pm.
Two Locations in the Upstate:
864.498.2984 | C2C Greenville, 506 Edwards Road, Greenville
864.838.5988 | C2C Spartanburg, 9768 Warren H Abernathy Hwy, Spartanburg
Offers: Individualized homework assistance, supervised computer time, and enrichment activities.
Offers: After school care for K5-5th grade at several community centers
Brutontown Community Center, 200 Leo Lewis Street, Greenville, 864.233.4669 | Freetown Community Center, 200 Alice Avenue, Greenville, 864.295.3567 | Mount Pleasant, 710 S. Fairfield Road, Greenville, 864.299.3220| Phyllis Wheatley, 335 Greenacre Road, Greenville, 864.467.5940| Slater Hall, 5 Whitney Street, Slater, 864.288.6470 | Sterling, 113 Minus Street, Greenville, 864.235.4026 | Staunton Bridge Community Center, 165 Staunton Bridge Road, Greenville, 864.509.1401
Offers: The Explorer Program is for ages 5 through 12. Includes homework help and many creative activities.
Offers: Pick-up is currently offered for students at Beck Academy, Blyth Academy, Fisher Middle School, Sara Collins Elementary, Pelham Road Elementary, Sterling School, Monarch Elementary, and Oakview Elementary. Includes homework help, sports, arts, playground time, cooking, swimming, and more.
Full-day childcare for children 6 weeks – 5 years old. Also offers before- and after-school care for kids up to 12 years old.
Full day childcare program for children 6 weeks through 4 years of age, plus an after-school program.
The after school program offers children aged 5-12 foreign language and culture exploration through the Passport to Adventure Club.
Offers: Before and After School Programs for Infants through School Age.
Children join in arts, academic, technology and fitness experiences – with daily homework support.
Various locations available in the Upstate:
864.244.8412 | 10 Edwards Mill Road, Taylors, SC 29687
864.834.8414 | 6805 State Park Road, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
864.288.5842 | 2685 Dry Pocket Road, Greenville, SC 29650
864.294.0332 | 6900 White Horse Road, Greenville, SC 29611
864.949.6556 | 804 South Danzler Road, Duncan, SC 29334
864.281.0167 | 755 East Butler Road, Mauldin, SC 29662
864.288.3267 | 315 New Neely Ferry Road, Mauldin, SC 29662
864.850.7737 | 626 Powdersville Road, Easley, 29642
Offers full-day programs for children aged 6 weeks up to 5 years old, along with after-school care and summer programs for children up to 12 years old.
Offers: Full-time care for children 6 months – 5 years old and after-school care for kindergarten – 5th grade
Holy Cross Academy has been providing babies and children with a loving, inclusive, Christian environment for over 30 years. With new, video surveillance throughout the campus, you can rest assured that Holy Cross has your children’s safety as their top priority. Licensed by the Greenville County DSS, Holy Cross Academy follows the Greenville County Schools Curriculum.
Please visit Holy Cross for more information!
The Boys and Girls Club offers an exciting afterschool environment where students can socialize, complete homework, play games and explore the Kroc Center. Scholarships available!
Offers kids a safe place after school with programming and mentorship through leadership, education, exercise, and the arts.
Offers after school care for ages 4-14
Offers Christian based after school programs for elementary through high school-aged students. Includes homework help, outside/indoor playtime, and snack.
Offers after school care for elementary – middle School aged students
Offers after school care for ages 5-17
Offers after school care for children in 5K – 8th grade
Offers pick-up for area schools and after-school care programs. The program supervises children from after school until 6:00 PM.
Offers after school programs for elementary – middle school aged students
Offered at Chesnee Community Center, Duncan Elementary, Holly Springs-Motlow Elementary, Inman Elementary, Inman Intermediate, and Woodruff Leisure Center from school release until 6 pm. Spartanburg Parks provide character development activities, physical activities, nutrition education and supervised homework time for children ages 5-12. Full day programs on school holidays and teacher work days are also available at select locations.
Offers after-school programs for 4K-8th grade students. Daily transportation is provided from the child’s school.
Offers the StarKidz after-school program for elementary-middle school-aged students. Offered for grades 4k-Rising 6th grade.
Offers after school care for ages 5-18
Offers an after-school program for ages 5-14 from 2:30 – 6:00 PM.
Middle Tyger YMCA (864.433.9623), Thomas E. Hannah YMCA (864.585.0306), and Willis Road (864.310.6400) offer afterschool programs for students from a wide variety of schools in Spartanburg. For K5-8th grade students.
On-site after school is also offered at Campobello Gramling, New Prospect, and OP Earle.
Offers: After school programs for infants through 12 years olds. There are three locations in Spartanburg County with Spartanburg locations at Fernwood-Glendale Road and Reidville Road, as well as a location in Duncan.
The facility offers a variety of activities, including specialized exercise classes, sports, and aquatics. Affordable memberships and day passes are available. You can locate the recreation center event calendar, pricing, and reservations on their website.
CCRC offers after-school care for children aged kindergarten – 5th grade from 3:00 – 5:30 PM. Offers pick up from Central Elementary and Clemson Elementary.
The facility offers 3 birthday party packages that include:
1. the dining hall with pool party, 2. the dining hall with basketball, or 3. basketball with a pool party.
Packages start at $113 for non-residents and $90 for residents
Offers: Afterschool care, birthday pool parties, youth sports, aquatics, and wellness.
Pool Parties: Party packages are offered for all three Pickens County YMCA locations. Party fees include pool time, multipurpose area use, a lifeguard, and a YMCA staff member to assist with any needs.
After-school programs: For children in Anderson School District One and Pickens County.
Financial assistance is available.
The Easley YMCA hosts students from Crosswell Elementary, East End Elementary, Forest Acres Elementary, Gettys Middle, Lakes & Bridges Charter, McKissick Academy, and West End Elementary
The Pickens YMCA hosts students from Ambler Elementary, Hagood Elementary, Pickens Elementary, and Pickens Middle.
Three locations in Pickens County
Easley YMCA – 864.855.9622
Pickens YMCA – 864.878.8380
Powdersville YMCA – 864.625.2060
Offers: Homework assistance, creative programs, and organized games. Offers pickup from West End, East End, Crosswell, Forest Acres, Mckissick, Liberty, Dacusville, and Liberty Primary, with care from 2:00 – 6:00 PM.
Offers: Offers an after-school program with pickup from Crosswell Elementary, Forest Acres Elementary, West End Elementary, East End Elementary, McKissick Elementary, Getty’s Middle School, Lakes and Bridges Charter School, and Hunt Meadows Elementary.
The program involves snacks, homework help, and Tae Kwon Do five days per week.
Offers: After school care for children aged K5-6th grade. Pick up available for Concrete Primary, Powdersville Elementary, and Wren Elementary.
Offers: After school care for K4.
Offers: Infants – 12-year-olds